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Judith is a member of the Banco Comunal Manantial community bank.

Judith is married. She is 28 years old and has 2 children. Judith lives in the Muyurina community that is located 30 minutes from the city of Ayacucho. Judith, together with her husband, dedicates herself to the agriculture of vegetables. The variety of vegetables depends on the market's demands. Her producs she sells in the market in the city of Ayacucho where she has a stand. She conducts wholesales as well.

Judith requires a loan in the amount of 1500 soles. These funds will be invested in the purchase of fertilizer and seeds and to cover the labour costs.

Judith's dream is to improve her business, and to have larger plantations in more fields, and to have her children complete their schooling.

Translated from Spanish by Erika Lindig, Kiva Volunteer.

Judith es socia del Banco Comunal Manantial.

Judith es casada, tiene 28 años y 2 hijos, Judith vive en la comunidad de Muyurina que se ubica a 30 minutos de la ciudad de Ayacucho, Judith junto a su esposo se dedican a la agricultura de verduras variadas dependiendo de la demanda del mercado, sus productos los comercializa en el mercado de abastos de la ciudad de Ayacucho en donde tiene un puesto, sus ventas son por mayor y menor.

Judith necesita un préstamo de 1500 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de abono, semilla y para el pago de los peones.

Los sueños de Judith son que su negocio mejore, sembrar en más terrenos y que sus hijos culminen sus estudios.

Additional Information

About FINCA Peru

This loan is administered by FINCA Peru, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in Peru. FINCA Peru is dedicated to empowering socially and economically disadvantaged women in Peru, contributing to the development of their families, and building sustainable communities.

In 1990, FINCA Peru began by lending to a small group of women widowed by the Shining Path terrorist movement in Ayacucho. Beyond loans and financial services, FINCA offers business development training, personal and family development training, gender empowerment sessions, life insurance products, and financial and social literacy sessions for the children of borrowers. Visit FINCA Peru’s Kiva Field Partner page to learn more.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Judith judith requires a loan in the amount of 1500 soles. These funds will be invested in the purchase of fertilizer and seeds and funds to cover the labour costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 2, 2008
Aug 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009